5 Hearthealthy Snacks

5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

The snack industry in America is a multi-billion dollar business. You can’t walk into a movie theatre, shopping mall, or ballgame without seeing dozens upon dozens of snacks that are loaded with too much fat, calories, and sodium. Americans are literally snacking their way to obesity, poor heart health…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks for Super Bowl Sunday

…just watches the game for the incredible commercials and half-time show—I thought I would give you some heart-healthy snacks to enjoy during the game. Here are my top 5 snack picks for game time: 1. Harvest trail mix not only contains nuts rich in heart-healthy omega-3s, it will give you the energy…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…Healthy Recipe #5: Steam kale about 10 minutes, drain. Add a tad of butter and parmesan or feta cheese before serving. Now it’s your turn: Do you have an easy, heart healthy recipe for cooking healthy? You May Also Be Interested In * 11 Quick and Healthy Cooking Tips * 5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

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5 Tips for a Healthier, More Enjoyable, Summer Travel

…your heart rate and systolic pressure rise with activity, so does your RPP. Plus, use these strategies to avoid airport angina. * For heart-healthy snacks on the go, eat nuts—including almonds, walnuts, and macadamias. In fact, wherever I travel I go to the local health food store and buy some nuts…

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

…were not limited to dark chocolate intake, but chocolate in any form: chocolate drinks, snacks, biscuits, candy and nutritional supplements whether milk, white, dark, or semisweet. What they found is that in five of the seven studies, higher chocolate consumption was linked with a 37% reduction in cardiovascular…

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7 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables = 42% Lower Risk of Death?

…fiber—which can help to stave off everything from cancer to heart disease. Plus, vegetables tend to be low in calories so they’re an excellent snack choice and help to balance out your meals. Some good vegetable choices—ones that give you a huge “bang for your nutritional buck”—include cauliflower…

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